Happenings - Films


National Theatre Live: The Audience (PG)

National Theatre Live is an initiative that broadcasts theatre from the stages of Britain's National Theatre, Barbican and West End to cinemas around the world. This production sees Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren reprising her role as Queen Elizabeth II.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 4pm ADMISSION: $25 & $30 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Librarians' Favourites: Movie Screening - Hail, Caesar! (PG)

Joel and Ethan Coen's 2016 comedy set during the later years of Hollywood's Golden Age follows a day in the life of a studio fixer. Part of Read! Fest 2017.

WHERE: Open Stage, 03-01 library@esplanade, 8 Raffles Avenue MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

2012 (PG)

A geophysical team investigating the effects of radiation from other solar systems warns the President of the United States that the Earth's core is heating up. John Cusack stars in this 2009 film directed by Roland Emmerich.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Queenstown Public Library, 53 Margaret Drive MRT: Queenstown WHEN: Tomorrow, 4 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Bjork: Biophilia Live (PG)

This concert film was recorded live at the Alexandra Palace, London, in 2013. Using a broad variety of instruments, the Icelandic artist and her band perform all the songs on her Biophilia album.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: June 17, 9pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg


SG Translation Month: Call For Submissions

Translate Singapore literature - fiction, poetry, plays or other literary genres - from Mandarin, English, Malay or Tamil, into any of these four languages. The source texts may have previously been published, but the translations must not. The best translations will be showcased as part of the TranslateSingapore festival in September, as well as the National Translation Month in New York. Submissions close on Monday.

INFO: tinyurl.com/l9fnblr


Family And Doggies Carnival @ Changi

Stroll with your family on the boardwalk and take part in activities such as a dog-adoption drive, stage games and pet talks.

WHERE: Civil Service Club (Changi), 2 Netheravon Road MRT: Tampines/ Pasir Ris WHEN: Sun, 9am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6391-5607 INFO: E-mail onnhaiming@csc.sg. Go to www.facebook.com/cscsingapore


Pat-A-Cake Storytelling For Young Children

Share, play and discover with storytelling and songs from the Pat-A-Cake books, a new imprint of early learning books for babies to pre-schoolers from British publisher Hachette Children's Group.

WHERE: Times Bookstores, 02-19 Waterway Point, 83 Punggol Central MRT: Punggol WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6385-9428 INFO: www.timesbookstores.com.sg/events

Storytelling Session: Celebrating 50 Colourful Years With Eric Carle's Brown Bear

This interactive storytelling session celebrates 50 years of Eric Carle's children's picture book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?.

WHERE: Books Kinokuniya Main Store, 04-20 Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO: kinokuniya.com.sg

UNWSG X Makerspace @ XPC Daddy-Daughter Workshop

This father-daughter workshop aims to create solutions for a better world and is held as part of an intersection of the Singapore committee for UN Women's Girls2Pioneers and HeforShe campaigns.

WHERE: 05-01 Home-Fix Building, 19 Tai Seng Avenue MRT: Tai Seng WHEN: Tomorrow & June 16, 10am - noon & 2 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free, e-mail xpc@home-fix.com or call 6444-9751 to register INFO: www.unwomen-nc.org.sg

A Day Out With Art-Zoo

This exhibition will feature Art-Zoo characters, first seen at iLight Marina Bay last March, on a giant coloured artwork, pieced together from more than 500 coloured sheets. In addition, on activity day, participants can make on-site contributions to the artwork and create characters through specially designed worksheets and at the clay-modelling station.

WHERE: Level 1 Atrium, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow - June 20, 9am - 9pm daily (exhibition ); tomorrow, 1 - 5pm (activity day) ADMISSION: Free, registration required for activity day TEL: 6291-3686 INFO: Register at tinyurl.com/ya42g3df

A Little Magic Exhibition

Held in conjunction with Children's Season, this exhibition features fairy tale-themed stamps from around the world. Suitable for children aged four and above.

WHERE: Singapore Philatelic Museum, 23B Coleman Street MRT: City Hall/ Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Oct 8, 10am - 7pm daily ADMISSION: Free for Singapore citizens & permanent residents; foreigners: $8 (adult) & $6 (child aged three - 12) TEL: 6337-3888 INFO: spm.org.sg & www.museums.com.sg/cs17


Army Open House

There will be performances, games and exhibits as the army celebrates 50 years of national service.

WHERE: Open field next to Jurong East MRT station & West Gate Mall MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Today - Sun, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.mindef.gov.sg/AOH17

Special Appearance: Playwright And Cast Of The Great Wall: One Woman's Journey

This upcoming musical based on a new script by Singaporean playwright Jean Tay is about a young everywoman who does not yield to her fate, even in the face of insurmountable odds. Tay makes an appearance with the cast, which includes Na-Young Jeon, George Chan, Nathan Hartono and Monique Wilson.

WHERE: Books Kinokuniya Main Store, 04-20 Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6737-5021 INFO: kinokuniya.com.sg

Ben & Jerry's #FlavourKnockout

Try two new flavours - Urban Bourbon (burnt caramel ice cream with chunks of almonds, fudge flakes and bold bourbon swirls) and Truffle Kerfuffle (sweet vanilla ice cream and salty chocolate swirls, paired with pecan and fudge) and take part in various activities plus stand a chance to win merchandise.

WHERE: Atrium, Level 1 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Today - Sun, noon - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/benjerrysingapore


Philippe Herreweghe Conducts Beethoven Orchestre Des Champs-Elysees

Experience Beethoven's works as the composer meant for them to be heard, on the 190th anniversary of his death, with the orchestra using only instruments that existed during his lifetime.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $54 - $164 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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